Validation and Audit Standing Panel

View of a series of ponds on the University campus

The Validation and Audit Standing Panel (VASP) is responsible to Edge Hill’s Academic Quality Enhancement Committee for the development, operation and evaluation of the University’s validation, periodic review and internal audit processes. The Panel consists of qualified and experienced academic and academic-related support staff who are assigned to individual validation, review and audit panels. Panel members ensure that new and existing provision meets nationally-defined standards, complies with the University’s own regulations, and provides an appropriate quality of learning opportunities for students. Staff wishing to be considered for VASP membership should complete the application form below:

VASP Standing Panel Membership  [PDF]
(You may need to save the application form to your desktop, complete the form and then click the ‘Submit’ button).

An annual programme of induction activities and staff development workshops supports the VASP Standing Panel members in their work and the current schedule can be accessed here.

VASP Annual Conference 2020

A programme of induction activities and staff development including an annual Staff Conference supports VASP members in their work. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Conference will take place ‘virtually’ and contain updates on sector regulation and changes to Edge Hill’s validation process which include more structured support for curriculum development. The Conference will be held on Tuesday 15 September 2020, 1.30pm-4.30pm and you can register using this booking form.